The 22nd Japan Speech Award will be broadcast live from Imabari-shi Public Hall in Ehime, Japan on Saturday, July 29th from 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm (Japan Standard Time).
Broadcast link: https://youtu.be/No-HMAcq7XM
Participants are 17 high school students invited from participant countries, including one student from Canada! ?
Each participating student will give a 5 minute speech in Japanese (on any subject), as well as undergo a 3 minute interview by the Chief Judge.
Judging and Prizes:
The panel of judges will determine 1st and 2nd prize.
There will also be a special prize decided by the audience.
Kanou Michihito (Professor, Bunkyo University Faculty of Literature) / Goshima Mitstuo (Former Principal of Kawasaki City Tachibana High School) / Saito Takashi (Former Chief of Asou Ward in Kawasaki City Asou, Former Principal of Seisagakuen Secondary School-Hokuto) / Sugiyama Yoshihisa (Professor, College of International Relations, Nihon University) / Fujitani Katuki (Lecturer, Nippon Medical School, Medical Department) / Michiyo Yamamoto (Artist) others
Full details can be found at: http://www.egg-or.jp/jsa/ (Japanese only)